Overtime playoff hockey is the best and worst for fans.
Bruins rookie defenseman Torey Krug joined Andy Gresh and Scott Zolak for his weekly appearance on Wednesday to preview his team’s first round matchup and what they have to do to advance to the next round.
Reilly Smith is pretty close with his brother Brendan, but family takes a back-seat for playoff hockey.
It wasn’t surprising that when the Bruins searched for a defenseman to play up front for a couple periods during their shootout loss to the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday they chose Torey Krug.
Torey Krug told Gresh & Zolak that playing forward on Tuesday was “a whole new world.”
Krug watched the game winner from the penalty box, as he was whistled for what appeared to be a marginal holding call.
The story of the game was the sloppy play of the Bruins’ young defensemen, who on some level all contributed to each of the Leafs’ four goals.
The Bruins’ worst loss of the year came in Detroit, where they’re headed this week for another matchup with the Red Wings.
Five defenseman are all thought to be locks on the Bruins’ blue line come playoffs, leaving two men vying for one spot. Who is the odd man out?
Torey Krug is a rookie defenseman on the Eastern Conference-leading Boston Bruins, but when he reads hair metal lyrics a capella he turns into ‘Mötley Krüg.